Wayne Gretzky sits down with Mike Zeisberger in Toronto on Monday October 17, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Postmedia Network)

Gretzky: Hockey expenses 'a crisis'

In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s centennial season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the third of a four-part series entitled “THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE GAME,” Gretzky admits that the soaring costs of playing hockey is not a new dilemma for the sport — but nevertheles

Thunder double down on provincial bronze

They were eliminated from the Zone 4 semi-finals, had to fight their way through the interzone, but both male and female Thunder ended their season with provincial bronze.The 2016 MHSAA rural soccer championships saw the Thunder on the field in Winkler Oct. 14-15 against the best in the province.GirlsThere was going to be one less Pembina Valley te

Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians looks on in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during game three of the American League Championship Series at Rogers Centre on October 17, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bloody Bauer trolls Jays fans after early exit

A bloody finger may have forced Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer to exit in the first inning of the ALCS Game 3, but he was able to use the rest of his fingers just fine to relentlessly troll Blue Jays fans.

Former NHL player Wojtek Wolski, seen here with the Colorado Avalanche, broke his neck and suffered a concussion during a game in the KHL on Thursday. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Former NHLer breaks neck in KHL

Former NHLer Wojtek Wolski is in intensive care with a broken neck after crashing awkwardly into the boards during a KHL game Thursday in Magnitogorsk, Russia.

Wayne Gretzky was joined in Wednesday's announcement by Oilers owner Darryl Katz. OEG vice-chairman Bob Nicholson and Hockey Hall of Fame board chairman Lanny McDonald. (Codie McLachlan)

Gretzky, Oilers reunite

Wayne Gretzky never really left Edmonton because his bronze statue was always welcoming Oilers’ fans to the House That 99 built at Rexall Place, but now The Great One is back in the flesh.

Both male and female varsity Zodiacs soccer teams came out on top of this year's Zone 4 play. (Greg Vandermeulen/The Winkler Times)

Twice the victory for Zodiacs

It was a double banner for GVC on the soccer field Oct. 6 as the varsity Zodiacs asserted their dominance over Altona’s W.C. Miller Aces and cemented a place as the 2016 Zone 4 soccer champions.

Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion celebrates a three-run homer in the 11th inning against the Orioles to win the AL wild card game at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun)

Ed-wings it for Blue Jays

Edwin Encarnacion smashed a three-run home run off reliever Ubaldo Jimenez in the bottom of the 11th inning Tuesday night to send the Blue Jays to the American League Division Series with a 5-2 victory.